Edgecombe Tourism, NC

Edgecombe County Directory

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1860 Cotton Press

The Cotton Press was moved to the Tarboro Town Common and added to the National Register of Historic Place in 1971. It is also known as the Norfleet Cotton Press from the original Norfleet Plantation and was originally a cider and wine press. Read More
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Booker T. Washington Theater

This beautifully majestic theater is part of the Douglas Black Revitalization. It opened as the Savoy Theater in 1929. Available for private and musical performances.

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Calvary Episcopal Church & Churchyard

As seen on WRAL’s Hidden History, this Gothic Revival church is among the most important antebellum Gothic churches in the state. The grounds contain both exotic and native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from all over the world. Read More
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Edgecombe County Cultural Arts Council

Blount-Bridgers House
Blount-Bridgers House Gardens
Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery
Pender History Museum
Historical Tarboro Walking Trail & Tour
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Edgecombe County Memorial Library

From children to adults, you’ll find books of every genre to enjoy. Special activities throughout the year are sponsored by the library for both children and adults. Also packed with genealogical information, you can research family history here Read More
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Edgecombe County Veterans Museum

The Veterans Museum honors and commemorates those who have a connection to Edgecombe County who have served or are currently serving in the nation’s military by preserving memories and artifacts. Read More
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Edgecombe Performance Series

Edgecombe Community College hosts a variety of entertainment throughout the year. Country music artists, the North Carolina Symphony, and the New York Theatre Ballet perform each year. Read More
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Franklinton Center at Bricks

Franklinton Center at Bricks is a former slave plantation that was transformed into one of the first accredited schools for African Americans in the South. Today, it is a conference, retreat, and educational facility. Read More
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Historic District of Tarboro

Created by the National Park Service in 1977, the 45-block Historic District boasts over 300 structures from the residential dwellings and historic churches to original 19th-century storefronts along Tarboro’s Main Street. Read More
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Indian Lake Sports Complex

This multi-million-dollar complex features one regulation baseball field, four regulation softball fields, two soccer fields, four tennis courts, and a playground. Read More
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It's A Zoo Life

Interactive, exotic zoo, offering guided tours. Exhibits consist of zebras, kangaroos, alpacas, and Patagonian Mara Cavy.  Also offering summer zoo camps. Fall in love with our national television show, “Our Wild-life.” Read More
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Maccripine Country Club

The Maccripine Country Club offers golf, tennis, and pool facilities for the sports enthusiast who enjoys the outdoors. Read More
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North Carolina Symphony Community Performances

The NC Symphony performs three times a year in Edgecombe: Holiday Pops, a festive concert celebrating the holiday season; Pops on the Common, an outdoor summer concert on the Town Common; and an educational concert for fourth and fifth grades. Read More
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Old Town Cemetery

Civil War soldiers and veterans are buried in the Old Town Cemetery. The Town Cemetery, surrounding Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church, was a public burial ground in 1790. Read More
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Pinetops Centennial House

Pinetops commemorates its first 100 years in this beautiful home featuring photographs and artifacts from the town’s history. The house currently operates as a museum.  Read More
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The Links at Cotton Valley

Stop by the Links for a round of golf on this picturesque course. Read More